Be Healthy Ministries, Inc. Community & Disaster Preparedness Ministry!
We have resources here covering public health and safety issues and hope you will share them as well. it will take a community for all to be prepared for crises and disasters!
***July is..... UV Safety Month! Eye Injury Prevention Month!
***The temperatures are rising and many over 100 degrees! Have a plan to stay cool, stay hydrated, and wear proper sunscreen if you have to be outside!
***June 1st the Hurricane Atlantic Season began! Visit : www.ready.gov/hurricanes
***According to FEMA,planning starts with three steps: 1. Collect!
2. Share : www.ready.gov/make-a-plan 3. Practice!
***June 1st to 7th was National CPR/First Aid/AED Awareness Week!
***At least one member of each family should know CPR & First Aid!
Contact your local Red Cross or Heart Association!
June was also....***CPR/FirstAid/AED Month! ***Pet Preparedness Month!
***Extreme Heat Month!
***June was National Safety Month! (USA) and Preparedness Month! (Jamaica).
Fire Safety Tips!!
***Do not leave grease on your stoves,or throw cigarette buts unto dry wooded
areas or trash.
***Do not grill near dried woodland and grass, and always monitor your cooking
at home on either gas or electric stoves and grills outside.
***Get educated locally, and nationally on how you can play a role in Fire Safety!
***Please do monthly checks of your fire alarms and carbon-dioxide monitors,
change batteries as needed!
***Invest in getting a Fire Extinguisher and learn how to use same!
***Kids are never young to learn about fire safety, connect them to Sparky,
visit : www.sparky.org and www.nfpa.org/education
***In Jamaica please visit The Jamaica Fire Brigade at:
Emergency Preparedness for Seniors & the Disabled
Humane Society - Protect Your Pets
Disaster Safety for Renters
Ready for Anything: First Aid for Pets
(Courtesy of SpringField Library)